1. While going
to a daily excursion around Kusadasi, main things you should bring
are water, sun
cream, hat and a camera.
2. Most of
the medical centers and hospitals
may assist you, if you have medical insurance.
The official hospital in Kusadasi also assist at emergency.
traffic in Turkey is on the right hand side of the road. Inside the city
center, maximum 50 km is allowed. The
speed limit is 90 km outside the
city, 130 km on the highway.
Highways are generally in good condition on the coastal area. Seat
belts are compulsory. Pedestrians have the right of the way at zebra
crossing. Also, keep in mind that pedestrians do not have the priority!
for possession, use or trafficking in illegal drugs in Turkey is very
strict. So do not bring or use any kind of drugs in
robbery is not a major concern in Kusadasi, it is advisable to carry as
little with you as possible and lock up your valuables and documents in the
hotel's safe boxes. In the event of a robbery, call 155
are sold in all markets in the city in fixed prices.
newspapers and magazines are only
sold in some bookstores and newsagents, unlike local newspapers that are sold in
in Turkey are open during the week- except
Sundays. If you are in need of pharmacy after hours in Kusadasi,
you can find a list of night time and Sunday pharmacies on the window of any
is the most important meal for Turkish people. If you are invited to
someone's home, you may bring flowers or dessert, but it is not a must. As
Turkish people are known for their hospitality, you will be forced to eat
everything they offer! So, be very hungry before going
for a dinner to a Turkish friend!!!...
you dine outside, you may pay after having dinner. Some restaurants include
serving charges to the total. Tipping is not necessary,
in Kusadasi, don't forget to taste Turkish
coffee, Ayran and Raki
-that are the traditional drinks of Turkey.
can be found in markets or at pharmacies, so as feminine products.
You should be at least 21 years of age,
while renting a car or motorbike. Driving license
and passport are must on renting.
If you hire a car, you should carry your drivers license and the car
rental agreement with you. In the
event of an accident, the police must be notified even if no one has been
injured as Turkish law insists on a police report for every traffic accident.
Also immediately contact your car hire company.
making an international call from
Kusadasi, dial 00 (country code) (area code) (7 digit tel. number) and 0
(area code) (7 digit tel. number) for an interstate
stay in the sun between 12:00 - 15:00
without any protection. (hat, sun cream etc..)
your city map, while wandering around. Don't
forget to note down your hotel's phone number
in case of getting lost.
18. You may
use minibuses for short distances, that are
available during the day until 24:00.
19. The beaches
in the center are for sun bathing, it is not advisable to swim in.
it is not harmful, avoid drinking
city's tap water.
the clothes you would normally wear in your own country, as you will
see the same amount of variety in Turkey.
22. If you
stay in Kusadasi longer than 5 days, change your
money a little at a time as the rates are changing frequently.
in Kusadasi are open during the week, from early in the morning to late
at night, without any holiday or siesta... So , you may do
your shopping whenever you like. But, keep in mind the sun factor in Kusadasi!...
excursions during your holiday in Kusadasi. It is advisable to
visit ancient Ephesus, authentic village Sirince and
National Park with famed beaches.
of alcohol or cigarette is
forbidden under the age of 18.
not take alcohol when driving, since it has very strict penalties.